Sep 28, 2010 5:30pm PDT
been appointed to the love of the highest jobs in the workers party, another sign he is being groomed to take over for his father. i correspondent filed this report from neighboring south korea. >> hundreds of delegates in largely identical suits headed to the party convention. hundreds of others passed along the vast, empty boulevard. propaganda, as i have your tomorrow, which would not be difficult. -- promised a happier tomorrow, which would not be difficult. they tried to stabilize at north korea's unpredictable politics. >> state television announced the rise of the third generation. his youngest son in his mid-20s, has been made at general. his main qualification for being air apparent -- he was educated in switzerland, and therefore must understand the blast. -- the west. her husband is thought to be the real power behind the throne. covering north korea is a family business. it started in 1945 with the founding of the state by "the great leader," kim il-sung. kim jong-il is called "the der leader." and now his son will take the soap opera into a third generation. he is known o
Sep 29, 2010 12:30am PDT
been groomed to succeed his father. western intelligence sources say they uncovered a plot for attacks in western europe. this is bbc news. thanks for watching. >> hello and welcome. >> see the news unfold, get the top stories from around the globe and click to play video reports. go to bbc.com/news to experience the in-depth, expert reporting of "bbc world news" online. >> funding was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. and union bank. >> union bank has put its global financial strength to work for a wide range of companies. what can we do for you? >> there is one stage that is the met and carnegie hall. >> o, that this too, too solid flesh -- >> it is the kennedy center. >> check, one, two. >> and a club in austin. >> it is closer than any seat in the house, no matter where you call home. >> the top of the world, and i'm there, i'm home.
Sep 21, 2010 2:30pm PDT
a very long and public grooming for power, for trade for years as the natural successor to his godlike father. so when his father died in 1994, north korea's was side- leadership could easily pass to another -- quasi-leadership could easily pass to another member of the family. now there is talk of succession. but now it is in more haste. and with the added problem, many suggest, that none of his three known suns appear to be particularly promising leaders. the first was once caught trying to enter japan on a false passport, apparently in an attempt to visit tokyo's and disneyland amusement park. the middle son is reportedly considered "too feminine" by his father. that leaves his third son, just 26 or 27 years old, unknown and experience -- and experience. -- on experience. -- unexperienced. he is a complete political novice. he may be his father's successor next week, but it may be a different matter for other power elites in north korea. bbc news. >> more of the main news for you. 18 children are still missing in pakastani kashmir where a school bus has crashed. officials say it is